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Sanitary Fish Market & Restaurant

501 Evans St, Morehead City, NC 28557
252-247-3111
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Ranked #64 of 99 Restaurants in Morehead City
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Description: It is our goal to please every customer who walks through our doors. If you have a complaint please contact one of our managers.
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English first
Owego, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

I loved this place as a kid but tonight's meal was certainly nothing to write home about and for the price you pay you expect something good.

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knoxville, tennessee
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Food was meh at best and kind of costly for the portion and taste. The licorice taffy sold at the cash register was good, however! Sad to have to admit, but we had better meals elsewhere....

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Unless you just want greasy fried no taste food I would pass this place up. Not sure how some of the reviews got here but I wish I would have not read the good ones and listened to the others.

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Summerfield, North Carolina
Top Contributor
163 reviews 163 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We have been visiting this place for 25 plus years. Through the years the quality has been slipping. We went here because Ruddy Duck was so packed we couldn't get in. Kids split the shrimp and grits. The said it was OK. I had crab cakes and was not impressed. Nor was my husband with his broiled flounder. My daughter... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

they had awesome food and no liquor now they do serve liquor and the food is bad. i ordered popcorn shrimp for dinner, it was a tiny portion i returned and ordered a blackened tuna steak, it was so hard i had to use a knife to cut it. when i complained to the cashier, she said she never eats... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

My family of 5 drove 2:30 from the Raleigh area to eat here yesterday. For years I've seen people walking around in the infamous, colorful T-shirts so my husband and I thought we'd see what all the hoopla was about. Service was SLOW, SLOW, SLOW!!!! We had the fried calamari for an appetizer. This had to be the worst calamari... More

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Oneonta, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I love sitting by the window and looking at a small island and the sound. I had fried blue fish, salad, sweet potato and hush puppies. It was such a nice and tasty meal for only $8.95. I had to take some of my lunch home. I recommend this place for anyone looking for good fresh seafood and an awesome... More

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Bristow, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We visited this restaurant per recommendation from local people. The restaurant is family-owned and has wonderful, fresh seafood. We really enjoyed our meals and the service was excellent. Would highly recommend visiting while in Morehead City.

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Hushpuppies had no flavor at all. Service very slow, lots of mistakes by server, felt rushed, food way over priced. Just over all very disappointed.

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Saxapahaw, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I went here with a large group of family when we were vacationing in Atlantic Beach. This place has been around forever, and is a very popular spot in Morehead City. Although I've spent many summers in the area, this was my first visit. And since my uncle in-law was footing the bill, I was more than willing to try... More

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